International Trade in the Ancient World
By Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisodm We are all aware of the great achievements of the Greeks and theRead more.
The Bacchae: the Morals of Murderous Women
If I invited you to a bacchanalia what would you expect? Wine? Dancing? Sex? Of course you would. How aboutRead more.
Fitness Tips from Ancient Greece
Written by M. Reed Myers, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom If you are like most people, you probably wonder what lifeRead more.
Christmas: Its Origins in Ancient Greece and Rome
By Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The modern world owes so much to the Greeks and the Romans, theyRead more.
The Murder of Agamemnon: Birth of Modern Justice
Written by Stella Samaras, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Weekly “The poet’s grace, the singer’s fire, Grow with his years; andRead more.
Timeline of Ancient Greek history
3000 BCE First Settlers: Hunter-gathers begin to settle in what is Greece. A bronze age culture and civilization begins onRead more.
The Darkest Depths of Human Nature: Three Examples From the Peloponnesian War
Thucydides, the ancient Greek historian and general, is most famous for his narrative of the Peloponnesian War (431–404 BC). TheRead more.
The Eternal City
Written by Brendan Heard, Author of the Decline and Fall of Western Art The Ptolemaic Dynasty of Egypt is aRead more.
A Toast To The Ancients
By Van Bryan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Wining and dining — and philosophizing — is the way the Ancients celebratedRead more.
Aristophanes’ The Frogs: A Way to Stop a War?
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Frogs, an ‘old’ comedy play by Aristophanes, was performed in 405 BCERead more.